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environment for the fed reserve to stay stock market friendly. that's exactly what happened today. ben bernanke allowed the averages to power higher. dow gained 56 points. the s&p rising today, nasdaq jumping .78%. it's not sleight of hand or alchemy at work here, despite what critics say when they constantly slam the fed. >> boo! >> bernanke is not playing a game of move the stock market higher by simply continuing to keep the competition from bonds incredibly weak. he's got a real good reason for doing what he's doing, which is staying the course, keeping rates low. that reason? 1937. see, ben bernanke is a rigorous guy. he's a professor and a genuine scholar of american financial history. it's what he does best. he knows that in 1937 after three years of 12% economic growth that took unemployment from 25% down to 14%, the fed, the president, congress, declared victory over the great depression. ♪ hallelujah >> washington raised income taxes on the wealthy. >> boo! >> took the top marginal rate to the astounding 75% and instituted a 2% payroll tax for social security. their goal? t
of trading. keep that in mind. it's a fabulous environment. last week's other four ipos were up 14% to 20% on the first day. all the tech names work so well. that's why i wanted to introduce you to a new company. it's called pinnacle foods. it's a house of food brands. some say b&g expecting to become public on thursday. pinnacle is a company you never heard of, i bet. but your products can be found in 85% of american house holds. you would recognize their brands. they've got a big frozen food business with bird's eye frozen vegetables, mrs. paul's seafood, lender's bagels, celeste pizza, as well as hungry man frozen meals which i thought looked like a delicious heart attack in a box. and pinnacle has a grocery business. you know them as duncan hines, cookie and cake miss, mrs. butterworth, log cabin, comstock pie filling. as we know from hines from its all-time high last month, iconic brands are the landmark. blackstone is ringing the register on its investment taking the company public. recent history suggests these deals are performing extremely well. case in point, since the beginning
focus makes it a good bet where the environment is growing. if you had to own an airline it should be alaska air because there's no more competition and it looks more and more like alaska air it has a beautiful balance sheet and beautiful growth prospects and they have decent fuel hedges and plus, they're still working through the benefits of the airtran composition and just last week we heard from the ceo of spirit airlines right here, that's the best-run low-cost player in the sector with terrific growth. remember, the ceo of save -- yeah, the cool symbol -- despite his low-cost structure, he's not competing with the majors. he's adopted what i call a wee willie keeler hit them where they ain't strategy. just google it. here's the bottom line, in the real world, we might not be able to invest in genuine unfettered, gorgeous monopolies like the rails, but oligopoly is the next best thing, and the airline business is the newest oligopoly out there. i like the three big boys the best, delta, united continental and especially u.s. airways, although up here we can wait for the pullbac
of my idols in business. they can't do as well in this environment. why is qlik view doing well if oracle can't? >> i think we are in one spot, they're total market. i think we drive the next generation of software. ease of use, time to value, agility and flexibility are the key drivers. more and more corporations are seeing that. if i don't empower my employees to make smarter decisions, i'm missing out on a big opportunity. we've been in that business for 20 years. we only focused on the user and the user's behavior when it comes to interacting with data. >> mark benioff has been on our show from sales force. he's trying to develop a dashboard people can use, sales people can use on the road, for instance. why is yours better than his or do they work together? >> they work together. i think mark built a great company. he's disrupted an industry just like we are doing in this industry we are in. one of our most common data sources for our clients is his system. so we sit on top of sales force and maybe two or three other sources and provide you with a dashboard of insight from
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